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The Open Bible (NKJV)

The Open Bible (NKJV)

On 10/13 Laurie Bostwick wrote: For me, the best part of Bible are the introduction pages of each chapter. The Open Bible begins each chapter with a few pages designed to give you an overview of the chapter, such as who wrote the chapter, what the date rage of the chapter is, key verses, as well as an actual outline of each chapter, ... The Open Bible- A review

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4 Stars

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More Lost Than Found

More Lost Than Found

On 10/31 Laurie Bostwick wrote:   More Lost Than Found, Finding A Way Back To Faith By Jared Herd Thomas Nelson Publishers $15.99   From the Publisher- More Lost Than Found helps readers reconnect with a faith worth believing. If you look at the statistics about people raised in the church who are now leaving it, you’ll realize that something ... More Lost Than Found- book review

Laurie's Rating:

3 Stars

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Your 100 Day Prayer

Your 100 Day Prayer

On 10/1 Laurie Bostwick wrote:   Your 100 Day Prayer: The Transforming Power of Actively Waiting on God By John I. Snyder $15.99   From the publisher- Readers are guided through 100 days of intentional prayer and biblical truth that transform their spiritual lives and reveal God’s provision for their needs. Anything ... Your 100 Day Prayer- book review

Laurie's Rating:

4 Stars

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Stained Glass Hearts

Stained Glass Hearts

On 8/27 Laurie Bostwick wrote: Stained Glass Hearts by Patsy Clairmont $16.99 Thomas Nelson Publishers From the publisher- Much like stained glass, life’s broken pieces become the prism through which God’s grace shines most brightly and beautifully. “Life is no doubt full of difficulties, but it is also filled with ... Stained Glass Hearts- book review

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4 Stars

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Love You More

Love You More

On 8/15 Laurie Bostwick wrote: Love You More, The Divine Surprise of Adopting My Daughter by Jennifer Grant Thomas Nelson Publisher $15.99   From the publisher- Following the invisible thread of connection between people who are seemingly intended to become family, journalist Jennifer Grant shares the deeply personal, often humorous ... Love You More-book review

Laurie's Rating:

5 Stars

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The Blessing

The Blessing

On 7/24 Laurie Bostwick wrote: The Blessing- Giving The Gift of Unconditional Love and Acceptance John Trent, PH.D. and Gary Smalley Thomas Nelson Publishers $15.99   FROM THE PUBLISHER- Explains how the biblical gift of “the blessing” is the key to one’s self-worth and emotional well-being. Every human needs the ... The Blessing- book review

Laurie's Rating:

4 Stars

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Money Secrets of the Amish

Money Secrets of the Amish

On 6/11 Laurie Bostwick wrote: Money Secrets of the Amish- Finding True Abundance in Simplicity, Sharing, and Saving By Lorilee Craker $15.99 From the publisher- Discover the money-saving and wealth-building secrets of America’s thriftiest people, the Amish. Author, journalist, and descendant of the Amish, Lorilee Craker, was just ... Money Secrets of the Amish- Book review

Laurie's Rating:

2 Stars

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Put Your Dream to the Test

Put Your Dream to the Test

On 5/9 Laurie Bostwick wrote: Put Your Dream To the Test by John C. Maxwell $16.99 From the publisher- New York Times and Business Week best-selling author John C. Maxwell helps people answer ten powerful questions to reveal a future where their dream is fulfilled. Most people John Maxwell encounters have a dream. In fact, he’s asked thousands about their ... Book Review- Put Your Dream to the Test

Laurie's Rating:

4 Stars

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Max On Life

Max On Life

On 4/24 Laurie Bostwick wrote: Max On Life Thomas Nelson Publishers $24.99 From the publisher- We have questions. Child-like inquiries. And deep, heavy ones. In more than twenty-five years of writing and ministry, Max Lucado has been the receiving line for thousands of such questions. The questions come in letters, e-mails, even on Dunkin Donuts napkins. In Max on Life ... Book review- Max on Life

Laurie's Rating:

5 Stars

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Unleashed

Unleashed

On 4/24 Laurie Bostwick wrote: I wasn't sure what to expect in getting started with this Unleashed- Release The Untamed Faith Within. I'm not a "hip", today kind of person, so if that was the focus of the book, I figured it would be a long, hard read. I was wrong. Instead, it was a fast, inspiring read! While I didn't go for everything ... Book review- Untamed Release The Untamed Faith Within

Laurie's Rating:

4 Stars

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We Be Big

We Be Big

On 3/28 Laurie Bostwick wrote: If you are looking for an entertaining, uplifting, can’t put down book, this is the one for you! I have never listened to the Rick and Bubba show, but I looked online to see where to listen to it! (if you’d like to be highly entertained, visit Rick and Bubba.com to listen too!) I could so relate ... We Be Big book review

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5 Stars

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Couples Who Pray

Couples Who Pray

On 2/28 Laurie Bostwick wrote: wasn’t sure what to expect from this book. I had read other reviews, and they seemed to either love it or hate it…not much in between. I can’t say that I loved this book, but I certainly did not hate it. Toby and I have always prayed together before his departing each morning for work. We pray ... Good, not great

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3 Stars

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Love & Respect

Love & Respect

On 2/18 Laurie Bostwick wrote: Love and Respect: The Love She Most Desires, The Respect He Desperately Needs by Dr. Emerson Eggerichs From the publisher: A Marriage Book with a Difference!A Revolutionary Message “I’ve been married 35 years and have not heard this taught.” “This is the key that I have been missing.” ... Book review- Love and Respect

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3 Stars

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Unto the Hills: A Daily Devotional

Unto the Hills: A Daily Devotional

On 1/7 Laurie Bostwick wrote: Unto The Hills Devotional, by Billy Graham Book Description The classic 365-day devotional from Billy Graham, now back in print. No matter your place in life, this classic collection of devotional readings is designed to bring you daily to that special place of renewal— to help you pause and gaze “unto the hills” for help ... Unto The Hills Devotional review

Laurie's Rating:

5 Stars

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Start! The Bible for New Believers, NKJV

Start! The Bible for New Believers, NKJV

On 11/22 Laurie Bostwick wrote: A free download of the entire Gospel of John from Start! The Bible for New Believers and additional details are available by visiting http://www.thestartbible.com. Start! The Bible for New Believers is available in paperback, jacketed hardcover, or Leathersoft cover options. A Start! The Bible for New ... Start! The Bible for New Believers, NKJV review

Laurie's Rating:

4 Stars

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Outlive Your Life

Outlive Your Life

On 11/3 Laurie Bostwick wrote: Book Description These are difficult days in our world’s history. 1.75 billion people are desperately poor, natural disasters are gouging entire nations, and economic uncertainty still reigns across the globe. But you and I have been given an opportunity to make a big difference. What if we did? What if we rocked the world with ... Out Live Your Life- You Were Made to Make a Difference review

Laurie's Rating:

5 Stars

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The Way Home (DVD)

The Way Home (DVD)

On 9/24 Laurie Bostwick wrote: Description A missing child. A family in crisis. A faith tested. In their darkest hour, God gives hope. Dean Cain stars as Randy Simpkins, a husband and father torn between the demands of his job and family. Asked by his wife to watch their two-year-old son, Joe, for a few minutes, he becomes distracted by ... The Way Home DVD review

Laurie's Rating:

5 Stars

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What In The World Is Going On? (Trade Paper)

What In The World Is Going On? (Trade Paper)

On 9/11 Laurie Bostwick wrote: Book Description Is the current economic and political crisis actually prophesied in the Bible? If so, what are we to do about it? It is hard to piece together all this information in a way that gives a comprehensive picture of what the end times will look like. That’s why so many theories abound. And ... Book Review: What in the World is Going On?

Laurie's Rating:

4 Stars

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Captivating (Revised and Expanded)

Captivating (Revised and Expanded)

On 7/28 Laurie Bostwick wrote: Unveiling the Mystery of a Woman’s Soul By John & Stasi Eldredge Book Description John and Stasi Eldredge revise and update this runaway bestseller. What Wild at Heart did for men, Captivating is doing for women. Setting their hearts free. This groundbreaking book shows readers the glorious ... Book review, Captivating

Laurie's Rating:

2 Stars

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Combating the Commandment of Confusion

Combating the Commandment of Confusion

On 6/18 Laurie Bostwick wrote: Combating The Commandant of Confusion: A Bibleman Live Adventure (DVD) I received this DVD as part of the BookSneeze program through Thomas Nelson Publishers. I was given this DVD to review in exchange for my honest opinion. It is hard to review this DVD as a whole. This was our first viewing ... Bibleman DVD review

Laurie's Rating:

3 Stars

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Beautiful Things Happen When A Woman Trusts God

Beautiful Things Happen When A Woman Trusts God

On 3/8 Laurie Bostwick wrote: I have to say, Sheila Walsh is becoming my next favorite author! I am so thankful to have the opportunity to review her books through BookSneeze! Through both personal stories and Biblical stories, Sheila weaves a book that is thoroughly engaging. Practical examples of trusting the Lord to see you through ... Beautiful Things Happen When A Woman Trusts God, book review

Laurie's Rating:

5 Stars

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Finding Purpose Beyond Our Pain

Finding Purpose Beyond Our Pain

On 2/3 Laurie Bostwick wrote: he latest book I've had the pleasure of reading to review for Thomas Nelson Publishers, through the Book Sneeze program, is Finding Purpose Beyond Our Pain. I truly enjoyed this book. It hit on every area of life that is likely to cause pain. The stories the authors, Paul Meier, MD and David Henderson, ... Finding Purpose Beyond Our Pain, book review

Laurie's Rating:

4 Stars

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Living with Confidence in a Chaotic World

Living with Confidence in a Chaotic World

On 10/19 Laurie Bostwick wrote: I found this book to be refreshing....scary at times...but refreshing. It reminded me that we have "already read the end of the Book...and we win." Each chapter is a challenge to stay....stay calm, compassionate, constructive, challenged, connected, centered, confident, consistent, committed and convinced. ... Book review...Living With Confidence in a Chaotic World

Laurie's Rating:

4 Stars

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Fearless

Fearless

On 9/8 Laurie Bostwick wrote: Fearless is the first book written by Max Lucado I've had the pleasure of reading. After reading it, I've decided it will not be my last! Written in conversational style, I found the stories very interesting. They drew me into the topic of each chapter. I saw myself in many of the stories he related. ... Fearless by Max Lucado

Laurie's Rating:

5 Stars

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Let Go

Let Go

On 9/6 Laurie Bostwick wrote: Over the past two weeks, I have had the pleasure of reading a new book by Sheila Walsh, Let Go...Live Free of the Burdens All Women Know. I would heartily recommend this book for any woman. Each chapter begins with Bible verses and quotes relating to that chapter. Then Sheila tells a story that draws ... Book review...Let Go

Laurie's Rating:

4 Stars

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